Museum Lobby Murals
Curious about the murals painted in the museum lobby at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum? This online exhibit answers your questions about the museum history, mural artists, and tells the story behind each of the art panels.
At Easel: Ike the Painter
How a joke became a lifelong hobby
While artist Thomas Stephens painted a portrait of Mamie, Ike attempted to create his own version resulting in a good laugh for the group. In jest, Stephens sent Ike a painting kit as a gift the next day sparking a new passion. We have 30 original Eisenhower paintings in our collection.
World War II Looted Art: Turning History into Justice
Online Documents: Monuments Men and the Allied Effort to Save European Cultural Heritage